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Chicken Cacciatore

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Chicken cacciatore is a mixed chicken and vegetable preparation made with tomato sauce. Herbed and cooked with garlic for flavor, the chicken cacciatore can be served over rice with noodles or as desired.
  Young chicken 3 Pound, disjointed (1 Piece, Ready To Cook)
  Salad oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium, cut in 1/4 inch slices
  Canned tomatoes 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Canned seasoned tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Celery seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2

Brown chicken in hot salad oil, then remove.
Add onions and cook over low heat or coals till golden but not brown.
Drain off excess fat.
Add remaining ingredients.
Add chicken and simmer covered 15 minutes; uncover and cook, turning chicken in sauce occasionally, till chicken is tender and sauce is thick (consistency of catsup), about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Skim off excess fat and remove bay leaf before serving.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3583 Calories from Fat 2246

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 258 g396.5%

Saturated Fat 58 g290.2%

Trans Fat 1.3 g

Cholesterol 1080 mg360%

Sodium 6528.1 mg272%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.7%

Dietary Fiber 21.2 g84.7%

Sugars 27.4 g

Protein 245 g489%

Vitamin A 89.2% Vitamin C 156.4%

Calcium 39.9% Iron 68.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe